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Chinese Restaurant Cheat Sheet Posted by on Nov 27, 2017

Chinese Restaurant Cheat Sheet

One of the most overwhelming experiences for newcomers to China is walking into a local restaurant and seeing a menu full of nothing but Chinese characters. I remember being terrified in my first few weeks in China every time I walked into such a place. How was I going to order? What if I ended…

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Eating Lanzhou Food Posted by on Aug 30, 2017

Eating Lanzhou Food

There’s so much delicious food to be eaten in China, it’s always hard to decide on a restaurant for dinner. You could go with hot pot, try Beijing duck, or stick with the classic dumplings. One restaurant that is always easy to find and always a great choice is any place advertised as Lanzhou Pulled…

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The Delicious Food of Lanzhou Posted by on Aug 28, 2017

Chinese cuisine is one of the best in the world. It’s incredibly diverse, with different regions having their own unique specialties. One type of restaurant that you’ll see all across the country is Lanzhou Pulled Noodles (兰州拉面 – lán zhōu lā miàn). Let’s learn more about this style of Chinese food and see what’s on…

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A Day of Chinese Food Posted by on Sep 30, 2015

Think that Chinese food is General Tso’s chicken and fortune cookies? Get a taste of what real Chinese food is like in this short video that takes you through a full day of eating in China, just like the locals do.

Dig Into Some Tasty Chinglish Posted by on May 30, 2014

It’s no secret – we love Chinglish here. Whenever studying Chinese gets you down or people laugh at you for butchering your tones or your feeble attempts at writing characters, just take a look at some good ole’ Chinglish and remind yourself that everyone has a rough time with new languages. Some of the funniest…

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Top 10 of 2013 Posted by on Dec 31, 2013

Yet another year is coming to a close here, and while some people loathe end of the year Top 10 lists, I happen to be a huge fan of them. When I was a kid, I used to write down my Top 10 songs of the year every year, after much deliberation of course. I…

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20 Common Chinese Dishes Posted by on Oct 9, 2013

If you’ve ever been in a real Chinese restaurant before (by that I mean one that’s actually in China), I’m sure you know that awkward feeling of not being able to understand anything on the menu. While plenty of restaurants in China fix their menus up with pictures and others translate the names of dishes…

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